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Liberty Mountain Recalls Mountain Climbing Lanyards Due to Risk of Serious Injury

  • Liberty Mountain “Singing Rock” Climbing Lanyard
Name of Product:
Easy Go XP Lock Via Ferrata Lanyards
nguy hiểm:
The elastic webbing on the lanyards can deteriorate over time and break while in use, posing a risk of serious injury or death to the climber.
Remedy:
Refund
Replace
Recall Date:
February 27, 2013
Consumer Contact

Liberty Mountain; toll-free at (800) 366-2666, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or online at www.libertymountain.com. Click on "Contact Us" for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Easy Go XP Lock Via Ferrata Lanyards used for shock absorption on Via Ferrata mountain climbing routes. The lanyard has two elasticized webbing branches with self-locking carabiners at each end. Recalled units can be identified by the elasticized webbing. "EASY GO XP LOCK" is printed on a white tag sewn into the zipper pouch.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lanyards and contact Liberty Mountain for a refund or replacement.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

Specialty climbing shops nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other internet retailers between April 2011 to August 2012 for about $120.

Importer:

Liberty Mountain, of Salt Lake City, Utah

Importer

Liberty Mountain, of Salt Lake City, Utah

Manufactured In:
Czech Republic
Recall number:
13-128
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